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Reform of the House of Lords

I have just completed checking the proofs of my next book, due out in June.  It is a short guide to reform of the House of Lords.  It considers the functions of  the House, previous attempts at reform, and the different approaches to the … Continue reading

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Different hats….

I hold several positions, with the result that I often find I have a fairly full diary as a result of working to fulfil them.  Yesterday was a day for rushing around as a result of wearing several hats.  In the morning … Continue reading

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A change in direction?

The results of the referendum were remarkable.  For the No vote to triumph over the Yes vote by a margin of more than two to one was a staggering success for the ‘No to AV’ campaign.  Survey data revealed that the more AV … Continue reading

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Speaking in Glasgow

I travelled to Glasgow yesterday by the West Coast main line, the first time I have travelled from London to Glasgow by this route.  I was impressed.  The tilting Pendolino trains are quite impressive: when they tilt it reminds me … Continue reading

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